Wednesday 16 August 2017

Smith frees book Wicklow's final spot

Wicklow 1-9
Kildare 0-7

Six pointed frees from Theo Smith helped Wicklow overcome Kildare in Newbridge on Saturday and book their place in the Leinster Vocational Schools Senior Football 'A' final.

The game was level at 0-4 each after 20 minutes but Kildare only managed three more points.

Scorers -- Wicklow: T Smith 0-6 (6f), J Doyle 1-0, S Olohan 0-2, P Crowley 0-1. Kildare: S Pembroke 0-3, C Jennings, S Higgins, F O'Gorman, D Fox 0-1 each.

Wicklow -- P Miley; M O'Brien, J Manley, J Snell; J O'Brien, K Manahan, P Geoghegan; J Henderson, C McGraynor; J Kelly, T Smith, S Olohan; S Magee, P Crowley, C McKenna. Subs: J Doyle for Olohan (36), S Duffy for McKenna (41), R Harte for Magee (47), D Heffernan for Snell (56).

Kildare -- M Donnellan; T O'Connell, S Higgins, H Flaherty, J Sharpe, C O'Donoghue, D Fisher; F O'Gorman, G Farrell; D Fox, A Phelan, Y Muller; C Jennings, S Pembroke, J Dunne. Subs: S Mackey for Muller (36), C Donovan for Fisher (36), D Keane for Dunne (58).

Ref -- D Maher (Westmeath)

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